Great minds : reflections of 111 top scientists

by Hargittai, Balazs,

Format: Print Book 2014
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction Q141.H2627 2014
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  Q141.H2627 2014
 
 
Summary
Throughout the 1990s and the 2000s, Istvan, Balazs, and Magdolna Hargittai conducted hundreds of interviews with leading scientists in physics, chemistry, materials, and biomedical research. These interviews appeared in a variety of publications, including Chemical Intelligencer, MathematicalIntelligencer, and Chemical Heritage. In four-thousand pages of interviews, the Hargittais had conversations with over a hundred Nobel laureates, along with many other top minds and personalities in various scientific fields.Now, in a single volume, the Hargittais have gathered the best and most notable moments of these interviews, creating a survey of the past, present, and future of science, as told by some of the most influential members of many scientific disciplines. Figures like James D. Watson, Francis Crick, andGlenn T. Seaborg share their thoughts in these pages, in a collection that includes 68 Nobel Laureates. Without exaggeration, their backgrounds come from all over the globe: scientists from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, andTaiwan are featured. These interviews discuss many of the most prominent debates and issues in today's scientific climate. Great Minds is a synthesis of scientific thought, as told by some of the most notable scientists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Additional Information
Subjects Scientists -- Interviews.
Scientists -- Psychology.
Publisher Oxford :2014
Contributors Hargittai, Magdolna, author.
Hargittai, István, author.
Language English
Description xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780199336173
0199336172
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